On Tue, 21 Aug 2012 16:27:48 +0400
Konstantin Khomoutov <flatw...@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:

> HTTP status code 401 means "not authorised" [1] which (supposedly)
> means that while the web server was able to successfully verify your
> identity, the type of access performed by the Git client when fetching
> has been denied for you by certain web server settings.  Also web
> server could have denied your from accessing specific filesystem path
> etc.

Well, [1] even states that 401 is returned the first time a client
request access to a resource requiring authentication.
I'm not sure what exactly follows from this observation, just trying to
make things more clear.

> 1. http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec10.html

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